Applied LNG announced that construction has started on the first liquefaction train at its Midlothian LNG plant in Texas.
The company recently closed a US$22.5 million senior secured loan to complete the funding of this project.
Commenting on the milestone, Applied LNG President and CEO, Cem Hacioglu, said: "We are excited to begin construction of the first of six liquefiers we will build in Midlothian. This facility will provide the State of Texas and the surrounding areas with much needed supply of environmentally friendly and economically beneficial LNG from a reliable source."
The first liquefaction train at the Midlothian Plant is due to be completed in mid-2015. This will be the company's third liquefier along with the two currently in operation in Topock, Arizona, and will increase Applied LNG's production capacity to 258 000 gal./d of LNG.
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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